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This semester the School of Architecture and Planning welcomes an exciting lineup of practitioners and scholars in architecture, planning and the design professions. View the full schedule now. 




This semester the School of Architecture and Planning welcomes an exciting lineup of practitioners and scholars in architecture, planning and the design professions. View the full schedule now. 




February 12, 2015

After nearly three years of research, community engagement, partnership building and planning by over 5,000 citizens and more than 700 local organizations, One Region Forward will release its Regional Plan for Sustainable Development: “A New Way to Plan for Buffalo Niagara.”




February 19,2015

The story of two 2011 BSA/P graduates who travel to Nepal to design and build an orphanage in a small community on the outskirts of the Kathmandu Valley. During five unpredictable and challenging months, paradigms are broken and expectations are shattered as they come to learn important lessons about the role of an architect in an unfamiliar community. 


March 14,2015

A day-long workshop on the issues and barriers that surround zero net energy building design. Tour the University at Buffalo's GRoW Home, now under construction for the Solar Decathlon, and participate in a charette to design a small zero net energy home.


March 4, 2015

Façade: Phenomenon, Identity, Memory will examine the building facade as a cultural object with public and pervasive presence and as an embodiment of culture and collective identity in the digital age. 


April 22, 2015

As the Bethune Lecture and Part 2 of Façade: Phenomenon, Identity, Memory, this event features Louisa Hutton, founding partner of Sauerbruch Hutton, an international agency for architecture, urbanism and design. 


March 11, 2015

Informal Settlement Upgrading in Global Mega-Cities: The Human Rights – Property Rights Dilemma

Globally today there are over one billion people (predicted to be two billion by 2030) who live in shanty slums in the world's mega-cities. Do they have a right to land on which they live? 


April 20, 2015

Join us in Seattle at the APA National Conference

The UBuffalo School of Architecture and Planning is participating in the Combined University Alumni Reception at this year’s American Planning Association’s National Conference in Seattle. 


March 25, 2015

Explore the role of nature in the designed environment through the work of David Kamp and his landscape architecture practice, New York City-based Dirtworks.


April 1, 2015

A professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Alex Krieger, FAIA, has combined a career of teaching and practice, dedicating himself in both to understanding how to improve the quality of place and life in our major urban areas.


April 16, 2015

"Beyond the Comfort Zone," a conversation featuring Denise Juron-Borgese, Gwen Howard and Beth Tauke, moderated by Caitlin Keyes.


March 26, 2015

Tamarah Begay, AIA, is the first female member of the Native American Navajo tribe to become an architect and an AIA member. Tamarah will share her story of becoming an architect, and how her heritage has shaped her research, practice and outreach.


April 3, 2015

This symposium will explore recent developments in science and engineering and how they can be used to re-imagine design at scales as diverse as cities, buildings, and consumer products. 


April 15, 2015

We will be showing travel images from our Winter Architecture and Urban Planning Trip to China (Shanghai-Suzhou-Hangzhou and Beijing) and our design proposal to connect the Xuhui District to the Shanghai waterfront.


April 9-14, 2015

The 2015 Clarkson Chair in Architecture, Frank Barkow is a founding partner of the American/German architectural practice, Barkow Leibinger. Join us for a public lecture and series of seminars. 


April 29, 2015

This research, conducted in collaboration with Tammy L. Lewis, examines the consequences of the “greening” of cities by analyzing four cases in Brooklyn, New York. 


May 15, 2015

The School of Architecture and Planning is pleased to announce that state economic development leader Howard Zemsky will address the Class of 2015. The Buffalo developer and regional economic development leader was recently appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo as president & CEO of Empire State Development and commissioner of the New York State Department of Economic Development.